|Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Rumi's importance transcends national and ethnic borders. He has had a significant influence on both Persian and Turkish literature throughout the centuries. His poems have been translated into many of the world's languages and have appeared in various formats. He was also the founder of the Mevlevi order, better known as the "Whirling Dervishes", who believe in performing their worship in the form of dance and music ceremonies called the sema.
|Kahlil Gibran Online
The World's Largest Kahlil Gibran Website
Poet, philosopher, artist, prophet and writer, Kahlil Gibran was born in Bsharri, Lebanon in 1883. Here, on this largest Gibran website, you can share his inspiration and his thought-provoking works. Many of his books are reproduced in full, and pictures of a great many of his visionary works of art can be accessed easily.
The Walt Whitman Arcive
Walt Whitman was arguably America’s most influential and innovative serious poet. A New Yorker from Long Island, and himself the main character of his famous epic, "Leaves of Grass," Whitman's own ecstatic celebration of a life of being simply and unapologetically human, was revolutionary in his time. It can only be seen as unique in ours.
The Robert Bly Website
In his numerous roles as groundbreaking poet, editor, translator, storyteller, and father of what he has called "the expressive men's movement," Robert Bly remains one of the most hotly debated American artists of the past half century, a voice that was a catalyst for sweeping cultural revolution. He has been described as a man who "writes religious meditations for a public that is no longer ostensibly religious."
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